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Upcoming Events

                  SPRING 2019 NEW FACULTY WORKSHOPS
 

Introduction to the CARE Team and Student Conduct, Discipline and Academic Integrity

April 18, 2019 (Thursday) 12-2 PM, PL-4005 Faculty Center for Excellence
Presenter:  Lisa Root, Associate Dean of Students, Director of Student Conduct & Ethical Development
 
Ms. Lisa Root, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Student Conduct & Ethical Development, will facilitate a discussion on student conduct issues in the classroom, such as cheating and plagiarism, as well as other behaviors of concern, and will discuss ways to mitigate potential grade grievances arising from academic dishonesty matters.  When does a situation call for mentoring and guidance as opposed to disciplinary action? 
If the latter is deemed necessary, what are the steps to be taken and what are the outcomes?
Attendees will participate in an interactive discussion and receive tips on how to respond to various classroom scenarios involving academic dishonesty.
Attendees will also receive information on resources available to help faculty deal with other challenging issues, such as disruptive or concerning behavior. Faculty will be advised about how to make referrals to the CARE team
 

Reading and Interpreting RPT Evaluations

April 22, 2019 (Monday), 12-2 PM, PL-4005 Faculty Center for Excellence  (for faculty on Monday/Wednesday schedule)
April 23, 2019 (Tuesday), 12-2 PM, PL-4005 Faculty Center for Excellence  (for faculty on Tuesday/Thursday schedule)
 
                  A panel of evaluators (a college dean, a department chair, a chair of a department evaluation committee,
                and a chair of a college evaluation committee) will share their views on how to read, interpret,
                and respond to evaluation reports, including writing an effective rebuttal.
 

Achieving Work-Life Balance

May 9, 2019 (Thursday) 12-2 PM, PL-4005 Faculty Center for Excellence
Presenter:  Dr. Anthony Silard, Assistant Professor, Public Administration
 
In this workshop, Dr.Silard will share his time-tested strategies for how you can sustain your passion and motivation in your work while also developing healthy, meaningful relationships with your family, friends, partner and self. You will learn how to reduce the stress and pressure in your life and, ultimately, how to balance your quest for both success and happiness.
This workshop will blend psychology, philosophy, spirituality, personal development, organizational development and leadership into accessible, transformational strategies that enable you to balance ambition with appreciation.
 

Ombuds Services /Integrating Accessibility Best Practices for Instructional Materials

May 28, 2019 (Tuesday), 12-2 PM, PL-4005 Faculty Center for Excellence
Presenters: Ms. Twillea Evans-Carthen and Mr. Leon McNaugt
 
     In the Ombuds Services session, faculty will learn the difference between the University Ombuds Program, Collective Bargaining Agreement and Faculty Affairs Development.  Also, faculty will be provided with a Visitation Request Form to use to submit requests for the University Ombuds Officer & Director of Ombuds Services to visit classes to educate students too.
       
      In the  Integrating Accessibility Best Practices for Instructional Materials session, Leon McNaught will cover document accessibility in PDF/Word/PowerPoint, captioning videos, BlackBoard Ally and  accessible syllabus.
 

End of the Year Wrap-Up Celebration

June 6, 2019 (Thursday) 12 -2 PM, PL-4005 Faculty Center for Excellence
 

                     WINTER 2019 WORKSHOPS
 

How to Put FAR Together

January 23, 2019 (Wednesday), 12-2 PM, PL-4005 Faculty Center for Excellence 
                                                    (for first year faculty on Monday/Wednesday schedule)
January 24, 2019 (Thursday), 12-2 PM, PL-4005 Faculty Center for Excellence
                                                     (for first year faculty on Tuesday/Thursday schedule)
Presenter:  Dr. Eri Yasuhara, Dean Emerita, College of Arts & Letters; UFMN Mentor

Prepare your first evaluation at CSUSB by learning how to put together a Faculty Activities Report (FAR). 
You will receive advice on format and organization, and how best to present your contributions and activities in ALL THREE AREAS: 
Teaching, Research/Scholarly/Creative Contributions; and Service.

Culture of Continuous Improvement in Teaching

February 14, 2019 (Thursday) 12-2 PM, PL-4005 Faculty Center for Excellence
Presenter:  Dr. Jo Anna Grant, Director, Teaching Resource Center
 
Learning to use self reflection and other tools to improve your teaching performance, and your students’ learning.
 

How to Submit FAR Using Interfolio

February 19, 2019 (Tuesday) 12-2 PM, PL-4005 Faculty Center for Excellence
                                           (for first year faculty on Tuesday/Thursday schedule)
February 20, 2019 (Wednesday) 12-2 PM, PL-4005 Faculty Center for Excellence
                                            (for first year faculty on Monday/Wednesday schedule)
Presenter:  Dr. Mihaela Popescu, Faculty Director, Academic Technologies & Innovation (ATI)??
 
        An online overview of the online interface followed by Q&A. 
There will also be a brief discussion of digital tools to help you organize your materials. 
Please bring laptop or tablet.

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Library Resources/Community Engagement and Service Learning

February 28, 2019 (Thursday) 12-2 PM, PL-4005 Faculty Center for Excellence
Presenters:  Gina Schesselman-Tarango, Faculty, Coordinator of Library Instruction
                    Diane Podolske, Director, Office of Community Engagement
                      
        Ms. Tarango will describe the variety of services (Personal Research Page creation,  Laptop/Ipad/Calculator Lending Program,
Library Conference Room/Event Space Reservation ) and resources available to support faculty in their teaching and research
(Innovation Lab, Safari Tech Online Books – New Platform/Content, Streaming Video Services – DocuSeek2, MediaEd Foundation, Limited Kanopy). 
 
        Ms. Podolski will describe three opportunities for faculty to be engaged with the community – Community Partnership Grant,
Service Learning Faculty Fellowship program, and Community-Based Research mini-grant.
 

When Colleagues Are Not Collegial

March 14, 2019 (Thursday) 12-2 PM, PL-4005 Faculty Center for Excellence
Presenter: Ismael Diaz, Professor, Psychology Department
 
        How do we disagree in healthy and constructive ways?   Dr. Ismael Diaz will share his expertise and research on collegiality, including the definition of collegiality and why it matters.  Participants will also learn about university and state resources available to employees who are bullied, mistreated, or otherwise treated uncivilly.

Please select this  link  to register for the workshops.